v. 25B6; verb
she became rich : GROW, get, turn, come to be, get to be; poetic/literary wax.
he became a tyrant : TURN INTO, change into, be transformed into, be converted into.
he became Foreign Secretary : BE APPOINTED (AS), be assigned as, be nominated, be elected (as), be made.
the dress becomes her : SUIT, flatter, look good on; set off, show to advantage; informal do something for.
it ill becomes him to preach the gospel : BEFIT, suit; formal behove.
25A0; become of HAPPEN TO, be the fate of, be the lot of, overtake; poetic/literary befall, betide.